[CentOS] Partition large disk

James A. Peltier jpeltier at sfu.ca
Thu Sep 13 23:26:58 EDT 2012


----- Original Message -----
| 
| Hi,
| 
| I have a 24TB RAID6 disk with a GPT partition table on it. I need to
| partition it into 2 partitions one of 16TB and 1 of 8TB to put ext4
| filesystems on both. But I really need to do this remotely. ( if I
| can
| get to the site I could use gparted )
| 
| Now fdisk doesn't understand GPT partition tables and pat

Is there any reason why you can't just use a whole disk LVM PV and then use LVM to create VGs and LVs of the required size?

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